New private car sales in Denmark fell 17.8 percent year-on-year in August to 8,134 units for a January-August 20.2 percent decline to 80,879 units, the Automobile Importers' Society said on Thursday. The national statistics office also issued its August car registration data on Thursday which differed from the importers' figures.

Leading August private car registrations by manufacturer

Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda
1,553
Peugeot/Citroen
1,514
GM -Fiat (Opel/Saab/Fiat)*
1,112
Toyota
625
Renault
387
Ford Motor Co
375
Mazda
367

 

Aug 2000
Aug 1999
New private car registrations
8,134
9,893